Animation Video Marketing Stats – 2020 Survey Report

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PLUS free video marketing stats PDF download After much analysis and data interpretation, we are pleased to bring you the Stormy Studio business animation video marketing stats – 2020 Survey report. We asked 50 businesses across varying sectors of industry, a selection of questions about business animation. The primary aim of the questionnaire was to get an idea of how … Read More

Business Animation vs Filming – The advantages of each

Business animation vs filming

In our Business Animation 2020 Survey, we wanted to find out the benefits of business animation vs filming. Filming live-action scenes can be used for more hard-hitting, emotional content. This is due to real people being involved in the video, usually, consumers will react better to real human faces. Albeit, filming can be costly and time-consuming. Due to collating actors, … Read More

Business Animation Usage and Trends.

business animation usage and trends

Here at Stormy Studio, we are interested in finding out business animation usage and trends. Therefore, we decided to conduct a survey, which we named Business Animation 2020 Survey Report. The information gathered from the survey is based on 50 results. These are taken from individuals who work in a variety of small and medium enterprises to FTSE 100 organisations. … Read More

LinkedIn Video, Everything You Need to Know in 2020

LinkedIn Video - Everything you need to know

In this blog post, we will tell you everything you need to know about LinkedIn video in 2020. LinkedIn video is getting increasingly important to prioritise for your business. The social media platform was founded in 2004 with the idea that it would connect professionals. However, LinkedIn has evolved and is now a place for promoting, selling and advertising. Above all, LinkedIn … Read More

Animation For Business: 7 Reasons Why You Should Use It.

Animation for business - 7 reasons why you should use it

Animation for your business is something you should be considering. With video’s being the main way people gain their information online, it is thoroughly important to stand out. If you are posting regular video content on your website, emails and social media platforms, well done. You are already ahead of some of your competitors, as according to Buffer only 25% … Read More

Video Marketing, 9 Ways it Will Improve your Business

Video Marketing , 9 ways it will improve your business

Video Marketing has become one of the most important marketing strategies. Businesses far and wide are finding it increasingly important to publish video to reach their customers and we are busier than ever here at Stormy Studio. After some market research of our own, we’ve discovered that video has become so influential online that: Yowser! statistics that can’t be ignored. … Read More

How to use animation in your B2B content marketing strategy

B2b Animation in content marketing strategy

Top-quality content in your B2B marketing has proven to harvest astonishing results and companies the world over are reaping the benefits. What’s more, the results are long-term and are seen in direct sales and leads. It’s no secret the B2B market is evolving as fast as technology is advancing. New tactics are gaining momentum, particularly the use of animated videos. … Read More

Animation projects, simplified with our online tools

Animation Projects simplified with 6 online tools

We really hate our clients and we hate our staff wasting all their valuable time across a wide area of the animation projects process. (*we like both our clients and staff of course… most of the time :-)It’s for this reason that we’ve put the following 6 online tools into place. Each one saves our clients time whislt making the … Read More

Remote Animation Team – Top Tips

remote animation teams

In the space of a few short days working life for many has been completely turned upside down. ‘Only leave the house to go to work if you cannot work from home’… the words swept the land, leaving some of us dumbfounded and wondering how we were all going forward. If there are any silver linings to this cloud, then … Read More

Finding a video animation company for your business

Finding a video animation company for your business

If you’ve decided to jump into the world of animation to help you in the corporate world, you’ll need some help finding a video animation company for your business? Explainer videos are on the increase and fast becoming a popular video marketing strategy for most business startups. The reason being animation is short, simple, and engaging, broadening brand awareness and … Read More

5th Animation Studio Anniversary

Animation studio 5 years old

From the first day when opening Stormy Studios doors back on the 2nd March 2015, the distant plan was to create and grow a creative business that would still be going (and hopefully thriving) after 5 years. This week we crossed that milestone and were able to celebrate our 5th animation studio anniversary. Not only that, our animaiton studio business … Read More

7 reasons your business needs an animated video

7 reasons your business needs an animated video

Imagine enticing imagery, engaging  animated video content, being enthralled by it’s attractive and smart tone only to be jolted back to reality. You’re staring mindlessly at someone talking about… oh, you’ve forgotten. Ask yourself which scenario would you remember? We have detailed 7 reasons your business needs an animated video and gone a step further to explain why. It is … Read More

Live action vs Animation: A Comparison

liveaction vs animation

It’s a common question for businesses and as an animation and film production company, one our team regularly debate. The benefits of live action vs animation is also a topic regularly discussed with our clients. We often take the time to advise and help everyone to decide on the best video medium to use to explain a business message or … Read More

Top tips on writing an animation project proposal

top tips on writing an animation project proposal

Writing an animation project proposal may feel like an insignificant step on the road to creating your fab and engaging video. But it can mean the difference between a good production and an outstanding one. When working with companies like Stormy Studio, It’s essential for them to fully understand what you want so you are both ‘singing from the same hymn … Read More

Small Business Videos. What can make them great

Small business videos Animation studio promo - how can we help your business

Making effective small business videos is now a common marketing exercise carried out by businesses around the world.Where ever you intend on displaying your business videos. Standing out from the competition, engaging an audience and depicting your brand with style is key. Stormy Studio – Animation Studio Introduction and Promo from StormyStudio on Vimeo. Our UK animation studio spent an … Read More

YouTube Video Thumbnails: Every you need to know

Best Youtube video thumbnail size

YouTube video thumbnail sizes and content are one of those little things worth giving extra attention to get right. They may be small but they are certainly not insignificant and technically, your YouTube thumbnails can determine how successful your Youtube channel and content can be. Thumbnails are the first thing that viewers glimpse on YouTube. A small, clickable taster that … Read More

Why is social media video for business essential in 2020?

Social media video for business

Social media video is the most effective way of gaining more views, creating more engagement and receiving more responses than any other technique of posting online. Let’s explore the different avenues for social media video for your business. Here’s some evidence that supports why social media video is so important for your business in 2020? Animation Video Marketing Stats – … Read More

How to Set up a YouTube Channel: Step By Step Process

How to setup a Youtube Channel

If you have pulled your chair up to set up a YouTube channel. Then you’re in the right place. Our clear step-by-step guidelines can get you set up in a jiffy. Setting up a YouTube channel for the first time can be a bit daunting and annoyingly involved. To make the most of your channel it’s worth spending time doing … Read More

Gif Maker tutorial. How to use Gif Brewery 3 to make an animated gif

Gif maker - How to make a gif

Creating gifs in a social media age of memes and fast-paced content is an essential tool to learn. It’s great for business use, and for engaging online. In this walkthrough, we’ll make use of Gif Brewery 3 on your Mac. A powerful but intuitive gif maker. Plus it’s free. Read and learn exactly how to use a gif maker. Gif … Read More

How to Embed Video in PowerPoint

How to embed video in Powerpoint

Have you have been wondering how to embed video into PowerPoint? There is an easy and free way to do it. Discover how to embed video into PowerPoint, how to set your video, how to determine the start time, and how to add animated videos to your PowerPoint slides. Upload Your Video to YouTube No matter what you think of … Read More

How To Set Up Video Ads On Linkedin: Walkthrough

Setup video ads on LinkedIn

Video ads on Linkedin are a significant tool to add to your marketing belt. Read on for an explanation of how to set up a Linkedin video ad today. Linkedin’s potential for high-quality leads is its hidden gem. Used correctly it can help you reach the people who can make important company decisions. But how do you get started? Step … Read More

Animation Studio News – Vol. 1

2020 is off to a cracking start for Stormy Studio… with our first ever animation studio news post, being chock full of cool content.Winter solstice has been and gone, and we’re throwing ourselves into work as business animation is booming. I sympathise with the echo of deep sighs as we re-calibrate for work following the hectic and heady season that … Read More

Animation Studio win 2020 AVA Digital Platinum award

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You know when some years start the right way? Well so far 2020 has seen Stormy Studio feature in a world-renowned newspaper, and now we are the winner of an AVA Digital animation award. A Platinum award no less!! We have won the highest accolade in the Motion Graphics Explanation category. The animation was produced for Bristol Energy to convey … Read More

Animation studio in The Times

Stormy Studio in the Times

Oh my… our bespoke animation studio is featured in The Times newspaper, in print, online and in their app. We’re just a tad excited…Jon Draper, the founder of our UK animation studio, Stormy Studio, had to learn to adjust to late payment early on in business. Now 5 years on, business is growing steadily with new staff joining our South West … Read More

Amazing Animation Studios UK

Amazing animation studios UK

Lets look at the amazing animation studios UK has to offer. The United Kingdom has long been at the forefront of cinema and animation production. Delivering premium business marketing ads and movie visuals for the masses. After decades creating state of the art film production, at sites like Pinewood, Ealing and Shepperton Studios. The UK has further cemented its place … Read More

How an animation studio manages cashflow

Animation studio manages cashflow

Jon and Emma Draper, founders of UK animation studio, Stormy Studio, had to learn to adjust to late payment early on in the business. Plus overtime they’ve learnt effectively how an animation studio manages cashflow. Jon says “Back in 2014, having taken a big leap, we moved with two young children from London to the Devonshire coastline. Our plan, to … Read More

How to get organic SEO backlinks

Get organic seo backlinks

Despite heading up the marketing of a relatively small business, we hit well above our weight in how we get organic SEO backlinks. Our UK animation studio is a small bespoke outfit, currently approaching its 5th year in business. I’m the founder of ‘Stormy Studio’ and whilst I’m an animator by trade with 15+ years. Over the past 5 years, … Read More

100 Animated Explainer Video Examples

Animated explainer video examples

So, let’s just jump straight to it… here’s are collated selection of 100 animated explainer video examples. (*Well… it’s not quit 100 yet.. but we’re still adding to it…) We’ve selected those that show creative excellence, stunning design and originality whilst explaining a business subject, product or service clearly and effectively. Finding a balance between engagement and business messaging. “Let’s … Read More

How to write a corporate video script in 10 steps

How to write as corporate video script - 10 expert tips

The use of video marketing continues to rise, with more companies seeing the benefits and investing in corporate video production than ever before. The high rate of return on investment has helped cement this continued growth and the expected quality of content and effectiveness is more elevated than ever. So how do you write a corporate video script that will … Read More

Top 10 Health and Safety Training Companies

10 Best Health and Safety Training Companies

Do a quick Google search for “health and safety training,” and you will discover more results than you can shake your spikey Health and Safety stick at. As health and safety best practices evolve alongside an increasing push for certification across industries, it is not surprising to have so many providers of HSE training arrive to fill the growing demand. … Read More